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Elmhurst Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
• 15 hours/week- 5 days/week: (2 openings) • One position open for weekday late afternoons and Saturday mornings or afternoons • One position open for weekday evenings and Saturday mornings or afternoons • You will have a set schedule which does not change from week to week • These are year-round positions - no seasonal positions are currently available
$9.77 per hour


Are you detail-orientated? Do you enjoy a variety? The Circulation Department is looking for two energetic individuals with good organizational skills who enjoy performing a wide range of duties. The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to sorting and re-shelving library materials, shelving materials in the adult area, answering and directing incoming phone calls, greeting patrons at our Welcome Desk, and emptying the book-drops. Other duties may require data entry.


  • Good communication skills and a commitment to providing great customer service
  • A high level of accuracy when filing both alphabetically and numerically with decimals
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to master the operation of telephone equipment
  • Ability to bend, lift, carry, and grip individual books that may weigh up to 10 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Weekend availability: all positions require either a Saturday or Sunday shift as part of their regular weekly schedule


  • Understanding of the Dewey Decimal System
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Customer service experience

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
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